The final quarter of the year is here, and as we're rolling out our 3Q recap coverage for PE, VC and M&A activity, we sought out the top PE firms of the year thus far by various focuses, such as deal type, industry and location.
Here are our rankings with 2015 investment counts, sourced from the PitchBook Platform (real estate deals not included):
Overall: The Carlyle Group (61) Add-ons: ABRY Partners (50) Growth rounds: Business Growth Fund (23) Europe, firm HQ: Business Growth Fund (37) Europe, company HQ: Business Growth Fund (35) Non-U.S./Non-Europe, firm HQ: Onex (19) Non-U.S./Non-Europe, company HQ: KKR (14) B2B: The Carlyle Group (24) B2C: KKR (13) Energy: EnCap Flatrock Midstream (7) Financial Services: GTCR, Hellman & Friedman (20) Healthcare: Audax Group (14) IT: ABRY Partners (20) Materials & Resources: Resource Capital Funds (6)
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